“Connecting things does not make the world smart”

Thursday, 11 December 2014 by Hugh Knowles
Tags: Consumer engagement, Creative industries

You have to empower people for radical change, says Hugh Knowles, founder of the Internet of Things Academy and Head of Innovation at Forum for the Future.  

Gut instinct: will brands tend our microbial gardens?

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 by Jon Turney
Tags: Brands, Health

Jon Turney explores what the 'century of biology' might mean for brands.

The Internet of Things: a tectonic technology shift for brands

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 by Andy Hobsbawm
Tags: Brands, Consumer engagement

Our real and virtual lives are merging in ways that transform brand-consumer relations and leave no industry unchanged, says Andy Hobsbawm.

Four scenarios for the year 2030 to make brands sit up

Monday, 03 November 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Behaviour change, Brands, Communications , Consumer engagement

We ask how brands might respond to four scenarios for the future of the US retail market, drawn from the Retail Horizons toolkit.

Civil society is calling on brands, says Sally Uren

Thursday, 30 October 2014 by Sally Uren
Tags: Behaviour change, Brands, Consumer engagement, Education

If corporates are to achieve any degree of social transformation, marketing departments need to be on side, says the Chief Executive of Forum for the Future.

Brands need to keep up with new thinking about human behaviour

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Behaviour change, Brands, Communications , Consumer engagement, Creative industries

David Hall, Founder and Executive Director of Behaviour Change, argues we’ve moved beyond the time where every new initiative had to be a brand.

ClimateCare receives highest honour for UK company

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: Carbon, Climate change, Health, International development

ClimateCare has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to poverty alleviation and tackling climate change with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Don’t call me ‘Millennial’

Thursday, 09 October 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Brands, Communications , Consumer engagement, Creative industries

Today’s language won’t speak to the next generation, say Harriet Kingaby and Jen Katan. 

The rise of Red Pill Moments

Thursday, 02 October 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: #theBIGshift, Behaviour change, Brands

Jonathan Wise discusses the potential impact of a fresh perspective on our daily lives – professional and highly personal.

Fritjof Capra on the evolution of systems thinking

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 by Anna Simpson
Tags: #theBIGshift

Anna Simpson speaks to the systems visionary prior to the launch of his new book.

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